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Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Characiformes
Family: Characidae Characins
Subfamily: Aphyocharacinae
Genus: Aphyocharax

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Max. Length 3.3 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax agassizii
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South America
Max. Length 8 cm
Aphyocharax alburnus (Günther, 1869)

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Aphyocharax alburnus
[Goldencrown tetra]



South America
Max. Length 5.5 cm TL
Aphyocharax anisitsi Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903

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Aphyocharax anisitsi
[Bloodfin tetra]
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Max. Length 5.0 cm

 
Aphyocharax colifax
[]



South America
Max. Length 7.2 cm SL
Aphyocharax dentatus Eigenmann & Kennedy, 1903

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Aphyocharax dentatus
[]



South America
Max. Length 5.8 cm
Aphyocharax erythrurus Eigenmann, 1912

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Aphyocharax erythrurus
[Flametail tetra]
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Max. Length 5.4 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax gracilis
[]



South America
Max. Length 3.1 cm SL
Aphyocharax nattereri (Steindachner, 1882)

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Aphyocharax nattereri
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Max. Length 6.4 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax pusillus
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South America
Max. Length 2.7 cm SL
Aphyocharax rathbuni Eigenmann, 1907

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Aphyocharax rathbuni
[Redflank bloodfin]
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Max. Length 5.6 cm SL

 
Aphyocharax yekwanae
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11 species

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Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm) Year
Aphyocharax agassizii South America 3.3 SL 1882
Aphyocharax alburnus Goldencrown tetra South America 8 1869
Aphyocharax anisitsi Bloodfin tetra South America 5.5 TL 1903
Aphyocharax colifax South America 5.0 1991
Aphyocharax dentatus South America 7.2 SL 1903
Aphyocharax erythrurus Flametail tetra South America 5.8 1912
Aphyocharax gracilis South America 5.4 SL 1940
Aphyocharax nattereri South America 3.1 SL 1882
Aphyocharax pusillus South America 6.4 SL 1868
Aphyocharax rathbuni Redflank bloodfin South America 2.7 SL 1907
Aphyocharax yekwanae South America 5.6 SL 2003



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